If you have ever visited www.persecution.org you would know that persecution of Christians is worldwide--even in the United States. Let's face it, God's people have always been under attack in various ways due to the sinfulness of the world. It surely happened to Daniel. Despite a law being passed that, for thirty days if anyone had a petition, they could only bring it before King Darius, Daniel openly prayed to God anyhow. This message, Pray Anyhow, was preached in February 2010 at the Bradford House in Cambridge, Maryland and is based on Daniel 6:10. The entire recording is 55:10, but if you would like to skip over the worship and prayer, advance the playback to around 25:06. I trust this message will be an encouragement to you to pray anyhow!
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